Coalbrookdale: The Origins of the Industrial Revolution

Synopsis
Shows the part played by Coalbrookdale in the Industrial Revolution, seeking to answer fundamental questions concerning the origins of industrialisation. Filmed in Shropshire at the Coalbrookdale furnace site and uses 18th-century paintings and engravings.
Series
British History Videotape Series, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 22 min.
Year of production
1985
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)
Uses
Degree-level courses on industrial archaeology, economic history or general courses on 18th-century history.*
Subjects
Archaeology; History
Keywords
Coalbrookdale; industrial archaeology; industrial development

Credits

Cast
Denis Smith 

Sponsor

Name

World Microfilms

Distributor

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

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